After violence broke out at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) after masked goons assaulted students, injuring over 30 and sparking nationwide outrage, protests are expected to continue throughout the country. Actor Deepika Padukone visited JNU yesterday night and stood with a group of students who were attacked, including president of the students' union Aishe Ghosh. Mr Padukone did not speak at the university. Sources close to her said she visited JNU to express solidarity with the students.
A late Tuesday night meeting to express solidarity with the students of JNU was held at IIT Kanpur.
Here are the LIVE Updates on protests after violence broke out in JNU:
Students affiliated to Left student organisations held protest at Visva Bharati University; BJP Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta says, "I had come to Vishva Bharati to address a lecture series on Citizenship Amendment Bill. It was not a party program". #WestBengalhttps://t.co/ivt1TeBpddpic.twitter.com/Xigoj1ZrGD- ANI (@ANI) January 8, 2020
Actor Dalip Tahil in Mumbai: The ongoing problem in Jawaharlal Nehru University is linked to the Citizenship Amendment Act. The students' protests in universities are scripted and planned. pic.twitter.com/zm1su73sxb- ANI (@ANI) January 8, 2020
Delhi: Protest at Delhi University's North Campus against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), and in support of #BharatBandh called by ten trade unions. pic.twitter.com/vIAqo6yXx9- ANI (@ANI) January 8, 2020
DMK MP Kanimozhi on a social media campaign to boycott Deepika Padukone's movie after she joined students at Jawaharlal Nehru University,during protest over #JNUViolence y'day: I don't watch many hindi movies, they're actually making people like me go&watch her movies&support her https://t.co/vlHJt42Idqpic.twitter.com/liqf2TGCs1- ANI (@ANI) January 8, 2020
JNU VC: This morning met Amit Khare and GC Hosur at MHRD and briefed them on the steps being taken at JNU to bring normalcy. All efforts are being made to facilitate winter semester registration for willing students and a conducive environment for their academic pursuits. https://t.co/DeYL9rZZY9- ANI (@ANI) January 8, 2020